The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostGIS
Rank 871 865 880
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 12 42 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.036% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.030% 0.090% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 5
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,200 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 10 £45,000 -
London +40 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Bristol -5 4 £42,500 -1.16%
South West -16 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Scotland +13 2 £40,000 +53.84%
Glasgow +3 2 £40,000 -
City of London - 1 - -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS.

1 23 (85.19%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
3 18 (66.67%) Python
3 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) Open Source
5 16 (59.26%) PHP
6 15 (55.56%) GIS
6 15 (55.56%) jQuery
7 12 (44.44%) Java
8 11 (40.74%) CSS
8 11 (40.74%) HTML
8 11 (40.74%) Maven
8 11 (40.74%) HTML5
8 11 (40.74%) CSS3
8 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
9 10 (37.04%) Vagrant
9 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
9 10 (37.04%) Linux
10 9 (33.33%) SOAP
10 9 (33.33%) Web Services
10 9 (33.33%) XML
10 9 (33.33%) TDD
10 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (33.33%) nginx
10 9 (33.33%) RESTful
10 9 (33.33%) JSON
11 8 (29.63%) Ajax
11 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
11 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
11 8 (29.63%) Spring

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (33.33%) nginx
2 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
3 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 5 (18.52%) Node.js
4 5 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (18.52%) JBoss
4 5 (18.52%) Apache
5 4 (14.81%) ArcGIS
5 4 (14.81%) ArcSDE
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (22.22%) Pentaho
2 6 (22.22%) Big Data
3 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
3 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) Redis
6 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Maven
1 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
3 6 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (18.52%) Bitbucket
4 5 (18.52%) Gradle
4 5 (18.52%) Mockito
4 5 (18.52%) TestNG
4 5 (18.52%) JUnit
4 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) GIS Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Python Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) jQuery
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) HTML5
2 11 (40.74%) CSS3
3 9 (33.33%) SOAP
3 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) RESTful
3 9 (33.33%) JSON
4 8 (29.63%) Ajax
4 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
4 8 (29.63%) Spring
5 5 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (18.52%) Django
5 5 (18.52%) Middleware
6 4 (14.81%) JSF
6 4 (14.81%) JSP
6 4 (14.81%) XSLT
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Open Source
2 15 (55.56%) GIS
3 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 5 (18.52%) Social Media
4 5 (18.52%) Social Network
5 4 (14.81%) User Experience
5 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) TDD
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) OO
4 6 (22.22%) MapReduce
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) OO PHP
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Data Management
6 4 (14.81%) DSDM
6 4 (14.81%) RUP
6 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) E-business
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) Python
3 16 (59.26%) PHP
4 12 (44.44%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) Ruby
6 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.41%) C#
8 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
1 5 (18.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Vagrant
2 6 (22.22%) Puppet
3 5 (18.52%) Ansible
3 5 (18.52%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
1 6 (22.22%) Talend
2 5 (18.52%) ESRI
3 4 (14.81%) Mapinfo
4 3 (11.11%) Zend